Parking is plentiful in downtown York. There 1260 garage parking spaces and 350 on-street parking meters in our downtown area. 


PARKING GARAGES

York City has three parking garages conveniently located within comfortable walking distance to all downtown attractions.

  • Market Street (41 E. Market Street)
  • Philadelphia Street (25 W. Philadelphia Street)
  • King Street (15 W. King Street)

Parking Garages/Hourly Rates:

$2.50 per hour
Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm

Free Garage Parking
Monday through Friday, 5pm-8am

*Please note: occasionally a $6 Strand Event fee may be in effect in the Philadelphia Street Garage only during large Strand-Capitol events.


PARKING METERS

Enforcement Hours:
Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm   (Free on Sundays and holidays observed by the City of York)
Saturday from 9am-3pm for parking meters located in the "Retail Zone"/Core

The "Retail Zone" is:

  • George Street between King Street and North Street
  • Beaver Street between King Street and Gas Avenue
  • Market Street between Duke Street and Pershing Avenue
  • Philadelphia Street between Duke Street and Pershing Avenue

Meters are marked with the hours of operation and enforcement.

Meter Rates:
$0.05 - 3 minutes
$0.10 - 6 minutes
$0.25 - 15 minutes

Handicap Parking

Meter parking for persons with disabilities is permitted at all blue headed meters marked as HCP parking as well as all available meters in the city.

Smart Meters

Park with one easy swipe: SmartMeters in the City of York. Over 200 SmartMeters in the Retail Zone/Core of downtown York allow for payment with both credit cards and coins.


PARKING FINES

Parking tickets must be paid within 5 business days to avoid additional charges.

Payment options:

Online: yorkcity.org/parking-ticket-payment

By phone: 717-849-2236

In person or by mail (cash, check or credit card):

City of York
101 S. George Street
PO Box 509
York, PA 17405

Hours are Monday through Friday, 8am-4:15pm


PARK AND SHOP PROGRAM

Ask downtown businesses if they participate in the city’s Park and Shop Program for reduced rates at city parking garages.


MONTHLY COMMUTER PARKING

Some of the most popular monthly parking options for commuters include:

  • Reserved Parking (Market & Philadelphia Street Garages)….  $113.31/month
  • Monthly Parking (all garages)….   $91.14/month
  • Various City Surface Lots…. $25.86-$62.03/month
  • Non-Core Meters…. $12.44/month
  • Core Meters…. $30.28/month

Please contact (717) 849-2309 for more monthly parking options and to purchase monthly permits.


CITY RESIDENT PARKING

Some of the most popular monthly parking options for residents include:

  • Various City Surface Lots… $24.63 -$44.35
  • Non-Core Meters…. $12.44
  • Core Meters…. $30.28

Please contact (717) 849-2309 for more monthly parking options and to purchase monthly permits.


Please direct all parking questions, concerns and comments to:

York City Parking Bureau
101 South George Street
York, PA 17401
717-815-0517